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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: My cancer

    At age 51 I was diagnosed with stage III NSCLC in April. A single tumor in the lower part of my left upper lobe; about one inch. Scans showed no...

    Started by april51, 09-05-2011 05:26 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: If you would like help with Smoking Cessation

    For those of you that would like some help with smoking cessation, I would like to offer the following links to information to do so. ...

    Started by irish, 03-10-2014 11:41 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Update! Do you THINK you have Lung Cancer - Please Read

    A thread for those undiagnosed. You may now post your concerns in the "Worried About Possible Cancer" section of the Forum:...

    Started by irish, 09-04-2013 04:49 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Informnation on new drug Xalkori (Crizotinib) in NSCLC

    We have two threads on the newly approved drug Xalkori (Crizotinib). ...

    Started by pbj11, 09-20-2011 04:48 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Lung Cancer overview, with links to informational sites

    LUNG CANCER Note: All cancers and patients are highly individual, so treatment will be tailored to their specific cases. Some information may...

    Started by pbj11, 03-11-2011 05:12 PM
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  1. Update on Mother...more questions arise

    Hello all. I posted earlier about my mother. To recap, my mother is 59. She has been diagnosed with what they are pretty sure is small cell lung...

    Started by dem372, 03-24-2009 10:04 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-26-2009 05:57 AM Go to last post
  2. worried scared

    hi mum diagnosed NSCLC 2 years ago in may, went through chemo and it didnt help and had to be stopped due to other health problems. Last march she...

    Started by mandy, 03-11-2009 11:08 AM
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    03-25-2009 10:20 PM Go to last post
  3. Is abraxane the right chemo?

    I just found out the name of the chemo that my daughter is taking. It's abraxane. Is anyone else taking this one or know of any that is? Most...

    Started by terrismom, 03-25-2009 02:48 AM
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    03-25-2009 03:19 PM Go to last post
  4. my father- we need help with deciding next steps

    Hi there- I am very new to this topic overall and brand new to this forum. My father in law was 70 in June. In August, he found a lump in his...

    Started by joyanne, 03-24-2009 01:35 AM
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  5. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

    Has anyone had this treatment. My Mom is starting this Radiation next week and I haven't been able to find anyone that has used this....

    Started by WorriedDaughterx2, 03-20-2009 05:21 AM
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    03-24-2009 01:48 PM Go to last post
  6. Koikeril......

    Koik.....I've had you on my mind and hope you are doing well. Missing you on here!

    Started by Tera, 01-05-2009 05:35 PM
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  7. hoping to get some answers

    This is my first post here so I hope all will forgive me if it's to long. I have so many questions, and I know that most of them, no one can give me....

    Started by terrismom, 03-20-2009 02:10 PM
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    03-22-2009 01:04 PM Go to last post
  8. Sad News.

    I just wanted to thank you for all of your support on my journey with my sister's lung cancer. As you will know it had moved to her brain and she...

    Started by samchaney, 03-17-2009 05:12 PM
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  9. Success stories when chemo is not an option


    Started by dem372, 03-17-2009 01:19 AM
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  10. Coping with Mom Stage 4

    Hello All, I found this forum last night and spent half the night reading through posts. I really need a place to vent where I don't have to censor...

    Started by javajunkiee, 03-12-2009 03:26 PM
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    03-18-2009 04:30 PM Go to last post
  11. difficulties

    Hello everyone. I do not post all that often. Usually I just read everyone else's posts. I'm just in so much emotional pain right now. My dad...

    Started by meral, 03-17-2009 02:37 AM
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  12. Keeping friends and family updated on treatments, etc

    Long story made short. I once had a blog but a somewhat computer not-savvy friend had no clue how to navigate the entries and started asking for...

    Started by HulaMom, 03-15-2009 08:59 AM
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  13. For those being treated for Lung Cancer

    Thought it might be worth sharing my treatment plan so far in case any of it may be of use to one of you. When I was diagnosed on Feb. 2nd I spent...

    Started by enchantedpines, 03-14-2009 06:18 PM
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  14. Update on Mom

    Hi All, Mom had a CT/PET scan combined on Wednesday. We got the results today... STABLE. I will take stable, thank you very much! Smile The cancer...

    Started by simplyklb, 03-13-2009 11:41 PM
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  15. Update on Medical Billing Issue

    Hi All, Remember when I posted about the billing issues I had with Dad's last admission? I got it resolved with a call to the rep. Our rep is...

    Started by simplyklb, 03-03-2009 09:40 PM
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    03-15-2009 04:39 AM Go to last post
  16. c difficile

    Hi everyone, My 82-year old mother has just been diagnosed with lung cancer and began her first chemo session almost three weeks ago. Last...

    Started by jent, 12-16-2008 10:00 PM
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  17. Another Newby looking for help and answers

    I am a 55 year old female, diagnosed Feb. 2nd with non-small cell squamish cancer to right lung...inoperable. Ten days later a cat scan revealed a...

    Started by enchantedpines, 03-14-2009 12:07 PM
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    03-15-2009 12:17 AM Go to last post
  18. New to this and have a few questions

    Hello Everybody. I would like to say that it's nice to meet all of you *I've reviewed many threads* and nice that a place like this exists, although...

    Started by arasara, 03-08-2009 06:09 AM
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    03-15-2009 12:07 AM Go to last post
  19. husband has made a choise

    hello all,i have not posted anything in a while, but i need some advise. My husband has NSCLC with mets to brain and in his lympnodes. He was...

    Started by donna918, 03-11-2009 10:56 PM
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    03-14-2009 11:06 PM Go to last post
  20. Hospice? What does it mean?

    I've only posted once in the new members section. My father has stage 4 cancer. He went through one series of chemo, had some slight improvement....

    Started by meral, 02-13-2009 06:50 PM
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  21. Mom has a PANCOAST tumor, stage 4, inoperable, any advice?

    Hi, My Mom was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, a Pancoast tumor, :( upper right lobe, pulminary sulcus, inoperable, in the brachial plexus. She...

    Started by dkluck, 03-10-2009 02:03 PM
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    03-11-2009 06:18 AM Go to last post
  22. Father - 72 yrs - stage IV squamous cell ca

    Hi I am from India and following this forum for quite sometime. My father (72 years ) has been diagnosed with stage 4 sq. cell carcinoma in...

    Started by kakoli, 03-05-2009 09:15 AM
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  23. I'm new here ~ but have been reading for a while...

    Thought it was finally time to stop lurking and introduce myself. My 69 year old father was dx with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung in Aug...

    Started by newgirl71, 03-04-2009 08:40 PM
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    03-09-2009 10:28 PM Go to last post
  24. Another silly question


    Started by mcw, 03-02-2009 11:44 PM
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  25. Camptosar for Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Hello all. My first time posting here. In July of 2007 my sister-in-law was diagnosed with Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer. It had spread into...

    Started by yvonne116, 03-03-2009 08:15 PM
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    03-06-2009 02:03 PM Go to last post
  26. PLease help with symptoms - pain on right side of body

    Hi all, Less than two months ago i found out that dad has lung cancer. We were overhwlmed by this news, but now coping and working though the...

    Started by newreality, 03-03-2009 06:47 AM
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    03-06-2009 01:18 AM Go to last post
  27. Please - Opinion CAT Scan - Lung Cancer

    Would you please give me your opinion on the CAT Scan described below? I have no one else to turn to because my father adamantly refuses a biopsy. ...

    Started by SharRog, 02-28-2009 11:54 AM
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    03-03-2009 07:37 PM Go to last post
  28. I need your opinions

    I come here often but don't post...Now I am in desperate need of your opinions...My husband is 57 years old..with stage 4 NSCLC...He has had mets to...

    Started by Jes, 02-26-2009 01:50 AM
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    03-02-2009 03:10 AM Go to last post
  29. Help my dad to quit smoking

    My dad is addicted to smoking since last 20 years, earlier it didn't had much effect but now when he is 50+ his cough level has considerably...

    Started by Davin, 02-24-2009 05:47 AM
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    03-01-2009 07:35 PM Go to last post
  30. Lung cancer

    My name is Luz and Im 60. I have a friend 64 Years old, smoker, living in Lisbon Portugal,and was diagnosed with lung cancer.She is going on...

    Started by luznobre, 03-01-2009 10:24 AM
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  31. Journey to begin with hospice...

    Update on dad... January Petscan was not good. Progression in lungs, supraclavical and hilum areas. spread to adrenal gland at 4cm. We were set to...

    Started by azsun, 01-23-2009 05:48 AM
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  32. Tarceva

    Hi My sister who has stage 4 NSCLC has just been told that her latest CT scan has shown that the cancer has regressed and that the only option left...

    Started by carolskianne, 02-24-2009 08:56 PM
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  33. Mom was just diagnosed

    Hi guys, My name is Dev. I just joined yesterday and this is my first post. I've never been a part of any kind of forum, but right now I need all...

    Started by crumb3, 02-26-2009 03:45 PM
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  34. New...he has stage 4 and I need help/advice

    Hello I am new to this forum. I am new to the whole idea od Lung Cancer. My father in law, who I love so much and has been my only dad for 8...

    Started by ToriG, 02-23-2009 03:28 AM
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    02-26-2009 06:38 PM Go to last post
  35. Cold

    Hi All, For all of you who get the common cold, what do you take? (I am not asking for hard core medical advice.) I am avoiding making a call. My...

    Started by simplyklb, 02-20-2009 02:56 PM
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  36. new to all of this.... soooo many questions

    I just found out yesterday that my 75 y.o. Nana has cancer of the lung, adrenal glands, liver, and lymph nodes. She went to the dr. because she got a...

    Started by Robyn29, 02-24-2009 03:27 PM
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    02-25-2009 07:38 AM Go to last post
  37. hiya am new plz read

    Hiya am Linzi and i thought id join this forum as we are all going through cancer My mum had cancer last year in her tonsels and after many...

    Started by Linzi, 02-22-2009 09:24 AM
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  38. Mom stage IV lung cancer and lost 14 pounds in 2 weeks

    Hi All, My mom was diagonised with NSCLC in June 07 and went through full cycle of Chemo and was put on medication(Geftinab/Iressa).Last oct 08...

    Started by MomBattle, 02-18-2009 07:48 PM
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    02-22-2009 12:50 PM Go to last post
  39. I hate cancer.

    My beloved husband was dignosed w/ NSCLC adenocarcinoma in November 08. He has a tumor in one lung and cancer in a local lymph node, but it had...

    Started by zebra, 12-31-2008 03:20 PM
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  40. recent info I can't find


    Started by mcw, 02-20-2009 04:19 AM
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  41. Deep Meditation as a cure

    Hello! I am not making things up here. I just wanted to share what i believe can work as a cure. In some Yoga they focus on an inner sound to be...

    Started by inthelightnow, 01-27-2009 11:11 AM
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  42. It is happening so fast

    Just found out from my sister that after a scan, she has been told today that they have found a small tumour in her brain. What we all were dreading...

    Started by samchaney, 02-18-2009 03:54 PM
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    02-19-2009 04:31 AM Go to last post
  43. The big decision

    I am getting close to treatments I guess. Friday I got the petscan and I got a call today from an oncologist that the Doctor refered me to. I have a...

    Started by wispa, 01-26-2009 11:38 PM
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  44. Diagnosis in

    Well, the doctor confirmed yesterday that I do have lung cancer. He said it was non-small cell, which is good. He said the rest of my tests were...

    Started by donnajean, 02-06-2009 02:24 PM
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  45. My heart is past broken

    I know this is the exact place for the post, but each of you have touched my heart in the past year. It hasn't even been a week since my sweet...

    Started by sgodshall, 12-16-2008 11:09 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    02-17-2009 05:22 AM Go to last post
  46. Aloha! and pass the chemo

    Aloha friends; A bit of an update after going to my check up and chemo run I do every 3 weeks. I was asked how long I would be taking chemo and I...

    Started by dano, 12-10-2008 09:36 AM
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    02-17-2009 05:07 AM Go to last post
  47. Fluid in the lining of the lungs

    I am not having good luck trying to search and read about 'fluid in the lining of the lungs'. I did find a cancer that starts with something like...

    Started by maryaz, 01-25-2009 10:27 PM
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  48. I went poof.....

    Although I went poof, I think about you all often. Believe it or not, I haven't forgot ya'll. Mom's had 3 hospital trips since late Oct. Its...

    Started by bnot, 02-12-2009 07:27 AM
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    02-16-2009 03:09 PM Go to last post
  49. Mom has Stage 4 NSCLC & mets to Brain

    As an update to my email a couple weeks ago.. Mom is almost 73 and she was diagnosed with lung cancer recently. Today her oncologist told my Mom...

    Started by Pray4Mom, 09-11-2007 07:23 AM
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  50. My sister told 2 months - now Tarveca?

    Hi all, my sister's oncologist told her that she may only have 2 months to live. She is having a full body scan and then being given the drug...

    Started by samchaney, 02-13-2009 05:47 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,046
    02-16-2009 02:28 PM Go to last post

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